PRESS RELEASE


May 17, 2013

Tina Veal-Gooch
Director of Public Relations
903.794.3651 ext. 1013

Texarkana Independent School District Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting - May 21, 2013 - 6:00 PM

The meeting will be conducted at the TISD District Services Building located at 1600 Waterall St., Texarkana, TX 75501.

AGENDA
MAY 21, 2013

I. Call to Order, Mission & Goals Statement, Roll Call, Establishment of Quorum, Certification of Notice
  A. Administration of Oaths of Office
      I. Wanda Boyette, Gerald Brooks, Bryan DePriest, Fred Norton, Jr.
II. Closed Session The open session of the meeting will adjourn. The Board of Trustees will reconvene in closed session pursuant to one or more of the following sections of the Texas Open Meetings Act (Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code):

§ 551.071 Private consultation with the Board’s attorney

§ 551.072 Discussing or deliberating purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property

§ 551.073 Discussing or deliberating negotiated contract for prospective gift or donation to the school district

§ 551.074 Discussing or deliberating appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee or to hear a complaint or charge against an officer or employee

§ 551.076 Discussing or deliberating the deployment or specific occasions for implementation of security personnel or devices or security audit

§ 551.082 Discussing or deliberating discipline of a public school child or employee complaint against another employee

§ 551.0821 Discussing or deliberating a public school child which reveals personally identifiable information

§ 551.084 Investigation; exclusion of witness from a hearing during examination of another witness

§ 551.086 Discussing economic development negotiations or offer of financial or other incentive to business prospects

The Board of Trustees will reconvene in open session to take any final action, decision, or vote on a matter deliberated in closed session.


III. Reconvene to Opening Session & Election of Officers for Board of Trustees for 2013-2014, Opening Ceremony, Prayer & Pledge of Allegiance, Public Recognition
    A. Duke University TIP Scholars
    B. Gates Millennium Scholars
IV. Open Forum
V. Special Reports & Superintendent's Information to Board
    A. Legislative Report
    B. Board of Trustees Budget Workshop - Wednesday, May 29, at central office conference room - 11:30 a.m.
    C. Texas High School Graduation Ceremony - Saturday, June 8, 2:00 p.m. - First Baptist Church, Moores Lane - Board members please be at church by 1:30 p.m.
    D. Field Trip Requests
        I. REACH Middle School Students to Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, AR 5-21-2013
        II. Texas High Engineering Math DC Class to Paul Klipsch Museum in Hope, Arkansas 5-22-2013
VI. Consent Agenda
    A. Consideration/Approval of Minutes
        I. April 16, 2013 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
    B. Consideration/Approval of Personnel Items
        I. Personnel resignations/retirements
        II. Personnel elections/assignments
        III. Consideration/Approval of Proposed Contract Recommendations: Renewals, Non-Renewals, Terminations, Etc.
    C. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Investment Report
    D. Consideration/Approval of Proposals
        I. Depository Services
        II. Line of Credit for $5,000,000
        III. Solar Roof Mount PV Array for Morriss Elementary
    E. Consideration/Approval of PIE Donations/Budget Revision Requests
    F. Consideration/Approval of Addition of Dual Credit Journalism Program for Texas High School
VII. Action/Discussion Items
    A. Consideration/Approval of Monthly Financial Report
    B. Consideration/Approval of Expenditures
    C. Consideration/Approval of Second Reading of Budget FY 2013-2014
    D. Consideration/Approval to Change Date of June 2013 Board Meeting to Thursday, June 27, 2013
    E. Consideration/Approval of Morriss Elementary PV Solar Array and Solar Thermal Water Heater System
VIII. Reports/Information/Review Items
    A. Nash Elementary Campus Report
IX. Closed Session
X. Adjournment

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